Cruelty-free lamb for the vegan Easter menu

A dish prepared especially with Southern Italyl’lamb with peas it’s a typical recipe of the Easter period. With the right ingredients, the dish can easily become vegan, for a lunch of Cruelty-free Easter.

The Easter lamb

If you’re wondering why you should replace Easter lamb with a vegan dish, here’s the answer. They come every year imported into Italy from Eastern Europe and Spain 750,000 lambs. After being taken away from their mothers, the puppies are forced to travel in terror. Sometimes the journey lasts 32 hours and, once you reach your destination, the doors of the slaughterhouse are wide open for them! Only in the Easter period are 300.000 The lambs that end on Italian tables.

The recipe for vegan Easter lamb

Many people have taken awareness of the sad fate of these puppies who are only a few weeks old. In the 2022 the request for lamb meat has registered a 40% drop and it is to be hoped that this trend will continue and increase more and more. That’s why find 100% vegetable recipes or experiment with vegan dishes that recall the original flavor it can serve for bring more people together to one lifestyle that repudiates any form of violence and cruelty towards every living thing. So here’s how to prepare vegan lamb with peas to be enjoyed in company on Easter day.


Here’s what you need to prepare vegan Easter lamb recipe:

  • 100 gr tofu
  • 250 gr seitan
  • 100 g frozen or fresh peas
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 small onion
  • 10 gr corn starch
  • 30 g cold water
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 sprig of marjoram
  • ground black pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil


Some variations of the original lamb with peas recipe also include eggs. To prepare the vegan scrambled eggs, we crumble the tofu and then let it fry in a pan with oil and chopped onion for about 10 minutes. Meanwhile in another pan we combine the almond flourthe curcumal’starch gives more and a pinch of black pepper. Mix well then season with salt and thyme and set aside. Chop the onion, then pour it into a pot with extra virgin olive oil and sauté for 10 minutes. pour i peas and cook for 10 minutes. Apart, let’s brown for another 10 minutes the seitan cut into cubes with a clove of garlic and a few leaves of marjoram. After this time, remove the garlic and add the peas. Cook for another 5 or 6 minutes. Finally, add the tofu scrambled eggs and the almond flour and cornstarch mixture. Mix everything and season with salt and pepper.

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